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Million Man Mirage

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter criticizes the Million Man March for its obvious sexism, and Louis Farrakhan for his obvious anti-Semitism, calling the event a shot at a “utopian moment” but insisting that “it’s a ... More


Witnessing from a Distance, Remembering from Afar: How to See Amateur Images

Frances Guerin

in Through Amateur Eyes: Film and Photography in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670062
eISBN:
9781452947006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670062.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how films and photographs captured during World War II might function within the broader project of cultural memory and history today. Through a Nazi gaze, images become ... More


Is There Still a Jewish Question?: Why I’m an Anti-Anti-Zionist

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0052
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter challenges the left to examine its rage at Israel. The text first explains why the chapter stands opposed to anti-Zionism before considering the left’s stand regarding the issue of ... More


Happy Endings II: The Unfortunate Traveller, the “Frenzy of the Visible,” and the Comedy of Anti-Semitism

Will Stockton

in Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674596
eISBN:
9781452946702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674596.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter analyzes Thomas Nashe’s The Unfortunate Traveller, using Linda Williams’s study of hard-core pornography’s “frenzied” attempt to spectacularize female pleasure. Beginning more or less at ... More


Sins of Confession

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on confession as a literary genre, in which the writer purports to admit to the reader (who may represent society at large, or a particular segment of it) some act or sentiment ... More


Exile on Main Street: What the Pollard Case Means to Jews

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the significance of Jonathan Jay Pollard’s case to Jews. In 1987, Pollard, an American Jew, was sentenced to life in prison for spying for Israel. He said that while he was paid ... More


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